Am grateful to learn that the editors at The Hudson Review have nominated my little poem, Dear Friends, for a Pushcart.


The GJ Commission on Arts and Culture has selected this painting, "The Soul of the West" for their Champion of the Arts Award:

Poetry, says Auden, is the clear expression of mixed feelings.  
I knew that.  

Rose Gold and Pewter: Learning to Breathe in Grief

I've been trying to learn to breathe.  I'm very good at holding my breath, and rushing myself about from here to there to somewher...